How to split video using Soft4Boost Split Movie?


Sometimes you might want to quickly split a video file you have into several single files without the need to edit or re-encode them. Using Soft4Boost Split Movie you can do that quickly and easily. It will let you split a video file into several ones and also cut the unnecessary scenes from these video files before saving them.

Step 1: Download and install Soft4Boost Split Movie

Click here to download it. After the download is finished, run the S4BSplitMovie.exe file and follow the installation wizard instructions.

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Step 2: Run Soft4Boost Split Movie and load your original video

First of all run Soft4Boost Split Movie. To do that find the corresponding program icon on your desktop and double-click it. If you unchecked the Create desktop icon box during the installation, you can run the program from the Start menu. Please follow Start > All Programs > Soft4Boost > Split Movie.

After you launch the program, you can select your video using the Add File button.

Note: when your input is a DVD disc, you will need to select the path to your source file: X:\Video_TS\Video_TS.IFO. "X" stands for your DVD-ROM or the hard disk drive folder where your DVD is stored.

The same way load all the video files you would like to merge.

Note: in case you add several different video files to the program all of them must have the same parameters - video resolution, aspect ratio, frame rate and bitrate.

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Step 3: Split your video into clips

To split your video into clips put the cursor within the Timeline Scale and and move it to search for the place where the next clip begins. Then click the Split button above the Timeline. The video will be split into clips at the current cursor position.

Use the Zoom slider to change the scale of the video on the Timeline. It will help you to set the split point more accurately.

Note: for the majority of video files the splitting can be done based only on keyframes. In this case when you put the cursor on the Timeline and click the Split button the split point will be moved to the nearest keyframe to the left. To navigate through the keyfarmes use the Previous Keyframe and Next Keyframe buttons of the Preview window.

Note: you can split your video into scenes automatically, if necessary. Please read the instructions here to learn how to do it.

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Step 4: Delete unwanted clips (optional)

If you want to leave only some clips select the unnecessary one clicking it with the left mouse button and press the Delete button above the Timeline. The highlighted clip will be removed from your video.

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Step 5: Remake your video

Now you need to set the output file parameters. Click the Remake Now! central button to open the Remake window.

In the Output section of the Remake window enter the output file Name into the appropriate field, select the Folder to save your resulting video and choose one of the available Video/Audio formats in the Settings section.

If you decide to save your video files into one make sure the Save each clip to a new file option is not selected.

When all is ready press the Remake Now! button to start processing. You will see the progress on the progress bar. It will take some time depending on the file length and your computer configuration.

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